Join us at our open day!

Enjoy FREE taster sessions

Discover great courses

Achieve your learning goals

July 31st at Croydon Clocktower

Join us at our open day!

Enjoy FREE taster sessions

Discover great courses

Achieve your learning goals

July 31st at Croydon Clocktower

What's happening?

Join us on Wednesday 31st July at Croydon Clocktower for our Summer Open Day, where you can explore our exciting range of courses in Modern Languages, Creative Arts, Family Learning, and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages).

Discover your passion and gain new skills on our free taster sessions available in all these areas. Whether you’re interested in learning a new language, expressing your creativity, enhancing your family’s learning experience, or improving your English skills, our open day has something for everyone. You’ll meet our friendly, knowledgeable staff and see our well-equipped classrooms, we’ll also have refreshments available throughout the day!

Members of the team from our Vocational curriculum areas (English and maths, Digital Skills, Business, Wider Schools Workforce and Health & Social care) will also be there to will be there to showcase our full range of courses.

Don’t miss this opportunity to become part the vibrant learning community at CALAT.

The workshops...

Creative Arts

Singing Together: 11-12 pm

Come and boost your wellbeing with some fun, easy and relaxing harmony singing. No experience or skill needed…and no one has to sing on their own!

Jewellery Making for Beginners: 1 – 3 pm

Discover the art of crafting earrings! Join our workshop to learn about essential tools and techniques for creating your own unique pair. We’ll provide beads, wires, and all the necessary tools. Get ready to be creative!

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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

British Values, Culture and Food: 11-12 pm and 12-1 pm

Come to our ESOL taster session about all aspects of British life. Practise your English, meet people and make friends. Free tea and coffee!

ESOL with Mindfulness: 11-12 pm and 12-1 pm

Relax at our special ESOL taster session to help with stress. Practise your English, meet people and make friends. Free tea and coffee!

Family Learning

Funny Faces and Emojis!:  11 – 12 pm

Let your imaginations run wild in this family learning art session! Create fun paper plate portraits in any style you like – all materials are provided. Perfect for parents, carers and children!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears: 1.30 – 3 pm

Join us as we explore the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the three bears in a fun and immersive atmosphere.

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Languages

Bonjour! French Taster Session: 11 – 12 pm

With our petite French Taster Session, you’ll begin to enjoy the joie de vivre of French culture and be ordering your morning croissant like a Parisian local. C’est bon marché!

¡Hola! Spanish Taster Session: 12 – 1 pm

Tuck into our tasty tapas of Spanish phrases and get ready to fiesta in Madrid, Mexico and all points in between. What are you waiting for? ¡Vamos a hablar español!

Ciao! Italian Taster Session: 1.30 – 2.30 pm

Do you dream of roaming around Rome, the catwalks of Milan or ordering pasta in Palermo? Join us at this introduction to Italian and start living la dolce vita!

Remember, all these taster sessions are totally free!

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About Us

CALAT has been a cornerstone of adult education in Croydon for over 70 years. We offer a broad range of subjects with courses available during the daytime, evenings, and weekends to fit your schedule and our friendly, experienced, and passionate staff are dedicated to creating an excellent learning environment. Our well-equipped classrooms provide the perfect setting for you to achieve your educational goals,  so join us and discover the opportunities that await at CALAT, where lifelong learning is at the heart of everything we do.

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